Declared Accounts: Annuities

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21, 1706-1707. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Declared Accounts.
William Clayton.
Payment of 6 per cent, interest [discount] to contributors or purchasers of Annuities who pay in their purchase money before 10 May, 1707.
Charge. l. s. d.
Remains in the hands of this accomptant on the foot of his last accompt for one year and three months ended 12 August 1707 328 0 2
money received out of the Exchequer 2,224 18 0
total charge and receipt £2,552 18 2
Discharge. l. s. d.
money paid for interest [discount] for prompt payment of purchase money as by the Act for Annuities, 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2] 2,114 0 10
ditto paid to persons for moneys advanced for annuities before 1 May 1705 26 9 1
Auditor's fee 10 0 0
£2,150 9 11
Remains 402 l. 8 s. 3 d.
Declared 22 April 1709.
This account concludes with a long memorandum by Auditor Edward Harley of the moneys remaining due to subscribers for premiums for prompt payment. The amounts and the subscribers' names are set out in detail.